Exotic Love Vine
Synonyms: Mina lobata
- Annual climbing vine
- Fast growing and prolific flowering
Annual climbing vine to 250cm with dark green deeply lobed leaves and dark purple stems. Produces brightly coloured bracts of tubular flowers in forked pairs. Flowers are graduated in colour from deep scarlet to cream. This vigorous heirloom vine from South America is very fast growing and well suited to warm weather where it produces an abundance of flowers throughout summer. Great for attracting birds and butterflies to the garden. Also known as "Fire Cracker Vine" or "Spanish Flag".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Raise seedlings or sow direct|
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Germination:||7-10 days @ 20-25°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Tender Annual|
|Position:||Full to part sun, moist well drained soil.|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||90-100 days|
(Product number: E8-02)
Seeds per gram: 50 seeds
|Botanical name:||Ipomoea lobata|
|Botanical synonyms:||Mina lobata|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||15 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||50|
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